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Upcoming Parish Events

Sacrament of Penance

December 6th at 7:30 pm
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On December 6th at 7:30 p.m., we will celebrate the Sacrament of Penance. This will be a traditional Communal Penance with music, readings from scripture, and a short homily. Several priests will be available for individual confessions.

Baptismal Preparation Class

December 11th 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Class will be held in the Br. Juniper Room. Please call the parish office to register at 703-221-4044.

Christmas
Mass Schedule

Christmas Eve (NO 8:45 am Mass)
3:15 pmChildren’s Christmas Pageant (in the church)
4:00 pm—Children’s Mass (in the Church)
4:00 pm—Overflow Mass (in the gym)
6:00 pm—Children’s Mass (in the Church)
6:00 pm—Overflow Mass (in the gym)
8:00 pm—Mass (Teen Choir/Ensemble) in the Church
8:00 pm—Hispanic Mass (in the gym)
10:30 pm—Mass (Adult Choir) in the Church
(No Mass at Midnight)


Christmas Day
9:00 am Mass
10:30 am Mass
12:15 pm Mass
1:30 pm Hispanic Mass


December 26th
8:45 am Morning Mass

Advent Yoga

December 6th at 6:00 – 7:30 pm

yogaAdvent Yoga class on Tuesday, December 6th from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm in St. Catherine Room. A donation of $15 is suggested, however any amount is appreciated. All class proceeds will be donated to the St. Francis Un-Trim-A-Tree Project. Class will be limited to the first 20 registrants. For more information please contact Rita Evans breathofheavenyoga@outlook.com.


December 17th at 7:45 am – 8:45 am

Advent Yoga class on Saturday, December 17th from 7:45 am- 8:45 am in the St. Catherine Room. A donation of $15 is suggested, however any amount is appreciated. All class proceeds will be donated to the St. Francis Un-Trim-A-Tree Project. Class will be limited to the first 20 registrants. For more information please contact Tracy Morgan spiritualyogava@gmail.com.

Annual Festival of Praise!

December 16th at 7:30 pm

musicEnjoy a wonderful evening of Christmas Praise presented by the Saint Francis Music Ministry! The Concert is free of charge, however a free will offering will be accepted to help cover the cost of the Concert.


For more information, please contact Nikole Giraldi at nikoleg@stfrncis.org.

Immaculate Conception

December 8th
Thursday, December 8th is the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary (a Holy Day of Obligation).

Masses will be at:
Dec 7th -7:30 pm (Vigil)
Dec 8th – 6:30 am, 8:45 am, 7:30 pm



There will NOT be a 12 noon Mass on December 8th.

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